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Gnome 3.0: the complete guide

Jun 06, 2011, 20:06 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

[ Thanks to Happy Gnome for this link. ]

"The Gnome 3 desktop has been in the works for quite a while. The release team first announced to the world that they were working on Gnome 3 at the Gnome Users And Developers European Conference (GUADEC) in Istanbul back in 2008.

"After the conference, several developers started evaluating the areas in Gnome 2 that needed to be redesigned for a pleasurable user experience. The discussions led to the Boston User Experience hackfest in October that year.

"Vincent Untz, who was on the release team at the time, blogged that the designers and developers at the conference 'tried to forget the current Gnome and see what we thought would make sense'. They looked at several areas, such as window management, file management and desktop widgets, from a designer's point of view."

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